In their second game of the new baseball season, San Francisco Giants outfielder Eugenio Velez wore a jersey that read “San Francicso.” According to The Associated Press, no one noticed until after the Giants’ 10-4 win over the Astros. Interestingly, the AP story quoted the Dominican outfielder saying “Incredible!” in Spanish. Except the AP version left out the “i” in incredible.
...of eyes can be helpful.
I had just finished reading that story in The Seattle Times when I turned my attention to a slick, expensively produced pamphlet published by Animal Health division of Novartis, one of the biggest pharaceutical companies in the world. And yet in its section on training, it refers to “methods based on punitive principals.” (Principles would be the correct word here.)
Doesn’t anybody bother to proofread anymore? A second pair of educated eyes can spare a lot of embarrassment later. Better get an editor.